It has several medicinal properties such as antidiarrheal, healing, laxative, balsamic, diuretic, astringent, antiulcerogenic, liver, mild purgative, natural detergent and expectorant. Being used in folk medicine to improve digestion, to heal wounds, burns, relieve coughs and terrible boils. ... View more »
Freixo has properties with a diuretic, laxative, purifying, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, healing and rejuvenating analgesic action. It can be used to treat health problems such as gout, rheumatism, cellulite, cholesterol, obesity, bad breath, urea accumulation, excess uric acid, constipation, kidney stones and fever. ... View more »
Rhubarb, is rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, C, lutein, potassium, selenium and choline, phytosterols, its properties, can help improve eye health, by having protective substances in the ocular macula, it favors the auto immune system, reduces hot flashes (menopause), helps improve memory, and prevents neurodegenerative diseases, such as alzheimer's or senile dementia. We can also count on its powerful stimulating and digestive effect, used mainly in the treatment of constipation, due to its composition rich in senosides, which provide a laxative effect. Its caloric content is very low, and it also helps in cancer prevention.
Rhubarb is contraindicated for people with hypersensitivity to this plant, in children and pregnant women, as it can cause miscarriage, in women during the menstrual period, in babies or in people with kidney problems. ... View more »
The properties of jatobá include its astringent, antibacterial, antispasmodic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, balsamic, decongestant, diuretic, stimulant, expectorant, fortifying, hepatoprotective, laxative, tonic and deworming properties. ... View more »
Sacred Cascara has become popularly popular, with the promise of eliminating calories in a short time, but in fact the plant does, it is to act as a laxative, so it is indicated for people who suffer from constipation due to its large amount of anthraquinones. These substances cause intestinal irritation, which causes an increase in peristaltic movements, thus promoting the elimination of the fecal bolus. ... View more »
Melon-de-São-Caetano is rich in nutrients such as folic acid, vitamins B and C, flavonoids, fibers, minerals, among them, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus and manganese, in addition to few calories. It has properties with healing, anti-rheumatic, antibiotic, antiviral, antidiabetic, astringent, purifying, insecticidal, laxative and purgative properties.
Melon-de-são-caetano is not recommended for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and hypoglycemic people. ... View more »